Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Tim Davis (district 1),Ronnie Ekdahl, (Sgt. At Arms), Candace Benzinger (district 1), Kenny Sprague (district 1), Gayle Ruhl (Treasurer) ,Brent Jackson (Sub-Chief),Frank Cloutier (District #3/At-Large), Chief , Michelle Colwell (Secretary), Lindy Hunt (district 1),Amanda Oldman (district 1), Diana Grundahl (Tribal Chaplain) , Ron Nelson (district 2)

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

Drums Out
Published: 2/15/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Wednesday Nights | 5 to 7 pm | 7th Generation Blue House
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Annual Recreation Luau - March 13, 2017
Published: 2/15/2017 12:00:00 PM - Recreation

Inviting YOU to our Annual Recreation Luau event March 13th, 2017 located in the tribal gymnasium from 6-8pm, for a fun filled, family night of food and games. Past Hula hoop, and Limbo champions set the standards high, so practice while you can for your chance to win great prizes. Please bring your flexibility, and an appetite. We hope to see you there!
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Baby Swing & Moss Bag Workshop - March 20-24, 2017
Published: 2/15/2017 8:00:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

This 5 day workshop is free & open to the public. First 10 registrants only!
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Crafts with Friends - Tuesdays 5-7:30PM
Published: 2/14/2017 2:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

7th Generation will be hosting Crafts with Friends Tuesdays from 5-7:30PM starting Feburary 7, 2017
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David Leonard Sowmick
Published: 2/10/2017 5:00:00 PM - Final Journey

David Leonard Sowmick, age 47, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017. Funeral service will be held on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Tribal Gym with a Luncheon to follow immediately. The family will receive friends at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m.
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Group Exercise Schedule - February 2017
Published: 2/10/2017 8:00:00 AM - Nimkee Fitness

Nimkee Memorial Fitness Center
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Quick Fit Tip - February 2017
Published: 2/10/2017 8:00:00 AM - Nimkee Fitness

Together as a community/team/family, the goal of 150 people exercising in Nimkee Fitness was met!!
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Duane Edward Snyder
Published: 2/9/2017 8:00:00 AM - Final Journey

Duane Edward Snyder Age 50, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017 at Mid Michigan Medical Center - Midland.
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Drums Out "Singing for Fun"
Published: 2/8/2017 11:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Wednesday Nights from 5-7 p.m. at the 7th Generation Blue House
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Anishinaabemowin & Sacred Fire Luncheon
Published: 2/8/2017 9:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 | 12 to 1 p.m. | 7th Generation Ceremonial Building
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Frybread Workshop
Monday, December 12th
5:30PM - 8PM
7th Generation Winter Feast
Thursday, December 8th
5:30PM - 8PM
Tribal Community Activities February 2017
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  • Revenue Sharing

  • As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools. (-More-)
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